Data De-identification: An Overview of Basic Terms
Privacy Technical Assistance Center & The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems
This document is intended to assist early intervention service programs and providers and preschool special education programs and agencies in maintaining compliance with privacy and confidentiality requirements under IDEA and FERPA. It reviews the terminology used to describe data de-identification as well as related concepts and approaches; provides general best practice de-identification strategies for different types of data and statistical techniques that can be used to protect children against data disclosures; and identifies additional resources on applicable IDEA and FERPA requirements.
Privacy Technical Assistance Center, & The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems. (2014). Data de-identification: An overview of basic terms. Chapel Hill, NC: Author.